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Vehicle Fire Extinguished This Afternoon in Jewett City

Around 1:30 pm today Jewett City Fire Department was dispatched to the area of the 395-connector road to Rt 138 for a reported car fire. On arrival of the fire department the van was fully involved in flames. The operator of the vehicle noticed the fire while driving and pulled over quickly calling 911. This is the second vehicle fire for the Jewett City Fire Department in the last few […]

todayNovember 22, 2021 218 1


Early Morning Fire at Voluntown Lumber Yard

Sunday morning around 6:30 in the morning multiple fire departments were dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Campbell's Lumber Yard on Ekonk Hill Rd. The main building was fully engulfed in flames on arrival.  The fire was under control around 12:30.  No injuries were reported. The Fire Marshals Office and the State Fire Marshals Office is investigating.

todayNovember 15, 2021 202


Truck Fire in the Burrough

  This morning around 6:20 Jewett City Fire Department responded to a reported truck Fire. The truck was located in the parking lot across from the Pizza Palace which was empty at the time.  On arrival of the Fire Department the truck was fully involved.  The fire was quickly extinguished and there were no reported injuries at the time. The Griswold Fire Marshals Office is investigating.

todayNovember 11, 2021 53


Spooktopia a Success

The Griswold Youth and Family/Parks & Rec held a successful Spooktopia last night. The event was postponed from last Saturday due to rain. Over "2000 people" showed up at the event in the drive-thru. It was estimated over "500 kids" were in attendance, Ryan Aubin said. Ryan also said this was the first time the event was promoted to only Griswold residents. Even though the event was postponed to last […]

todayNovember 7, 2021 24


Fire Service Personnel Learn to Recognize Human Trafficking

Members of the local fire departments were at a training on Tuesday night at your Jewett City Fire Department for a serious training.  Members of the Departments learned about human trafficking which has become a more serious problem every year. In this training Members learned about federal and state laws,  what trafficking of humans really is, how to recognize a possible victim,  and finally how to help them.  Within cases […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 33


Holy Family Receive Life Saving Training

Baltic Resident Trooper, Trooper First Class Brian Sumner held an active shooter train the trainer class with the staff of the Academy of the Holy Family, Baltic CT yesterday. Students attend the school from across the globe. Thank you Academy of the Holy Family for giving us this opportunity to provide safety training! (CT State Police)

todayNovember 5, 2021 16


JCFD Annual Food Drive Nov 13

On November 13th the Jewett City Fire Department will be conducting its annual Food Drive.  The event takes place in front of the Town Hall on Main Street from 10am too 5pm.  Members will be on the road wearing vests collecting canned goods or cash from the public while they drive by.  All contributions go to the St Mary's Food Pantry for those in need.

todayNovember 5, 2021 26


Structure Fire in Jewett City

Today around 8:50 this morning Jewett City Fire Department, Griswold, and Lisbon Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported microwave fire on South Main Street in the Burrough. On arrival there was heavy smoke and a fire in the kitchen. The fire was quickly put under control by the first arriving engine. At the time of the incident there were no reported injuries.  The fire is under investigation by the […]

todayOctober 26, 2021 18